Summer Environmental Programs

Welcome to the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Summer Environmental Programs! A variety of day camps for kids and single day programs for the entire family have been designed to cover a variety of topics. Come experience the fun and get closer to nature in Westmoreland County's largest outdoor classrooms - our Parks! 

Click here to register now!

2019 Summer Environmental Program offerings:

“ULTIMATE SURVIVOR” Camp      
Ages 10-13, $50, 8am to 4pm    

We’ve combined all of our greatest camps into one fun-filled, exciting camp! Live the experience you have watched on television and learn basic survival skills such as first aid procedures, fire building, creating shelters, and working as a team. Campers will compete in various activities such as capture the flag, minute-to-win-it games, and water balloon   battles to see who emerges as the Ultimate Survivor! Space is limited.

June 18-19    Twin Lakes Park
June 25-26     Northmoreland Park
July 9-10    Cedar Creek Park
July 16-17     Mammoth Park

“WILDLIFE EXPLORERS” Camp     
Ages 6-10, $35, 8am to 4pm    

Come out and explore the wildlife in our Westmoreland County Parks! Activities include learning about park weather, animal homes and habitats, critters big and small, animals in the water, and birds of the park. A fun way to learn about nature! Space is limited.  

June 20-21    Twin Lakes Park
June 27-28    Northmoreland Park
July 11-12    Cedar Creek Park
July 18-19    Mammoth Park

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” Camp
Ages 10-14, $60, 8am to 3pm    

Help solve the mystery at “CSI: Westmoreland County Parks" after learning about investigation techniques such as fingerprinting and making molds.  You will even get a chance to partake in a thrilling investigation! Space is limited.

July 24-26   Twin Lakes Park

“FAMILY NIGHT SCAVENGER WALK”
ALL AGES, FREE!, 8:30pm to 10:30pm    

What comes alive when the sun goes down?  Take a walk through the park and go on a challenging scavenger hunt. See and hear the wildlife either settling down for the night or just starting their night’s adventure, and look for everything on your list. Also enjoy a campfire snack.  Space is limited.  

Friday, June 7   Twin Lakes Park

“FAMILY LEARN TO FISH”
ALL AGES, $5/person, 8:00am to 12:00pm   

Learn the basics of fishing such as how to cast, tie knots, and how to use different types of bait and hooks! Bait and some fishing equipment will be provided, but feel free to bring your own fishing rod and supplies. Get on a paddle boat on the lower lake and try to catch the big one! A light lunch will be provided after the program. Space is limited to 50 people.

Sunday, June 9     Twin Lakes Park

Survivor camp group
Survivor Camp 2

It's easy to register online!
Click here to register for Summer Environmental Camps online! Please register each child or family member individually.

if you would like to receive a registration form by mail and pay by check, please call (724) 830-3952. You will get a confirmation letter and “release and waiver of liability” upon receipt of your form.

Family Discount
Register one child for a day camp at full price, and receive a $10 discount for each additional child registered in the same family.

Cancellations and Withdrawals:
Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any programs. In that event, all fees will be refunded.

Refunds for withdrawal will be made up to one week before the program. A $10 handling fee will be deducted.